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in this law. >> rolling disaster. >> i have a constituent. he received this cancellation letter. the president knew that these letters were coming. >> we are talking strictly about the 14 million people in the individual market. >> jay carney at the briefing effectively said -- >> there are going to be changes brought about by the affordable care act to create minimum standards. >> they can't be dropped for a richer package of benefits. >> maternity care, mental health services. >> this is government-run health care. >> i'll never stop fighting to help more hard-working americans know the economic security of health care. ♪ >> don't you worry. we will get to health care momentarily. but it is a very busy day in the capitol with a double dose of major congressional hearings, and challenges on twin fronts for the president. issue number one. oversight of the nsa. you are looking live right now at the house intelligence committee holding a hearing on that very issue. witnesses include the director of national intelligence, james clapper, who sounded a wri note on the outrage over
the health care law. >> if you like your health care plan, you keep your health care plan. these folks need to stop scaring everybody. if you like your health care plan, you keep your health care plan. nobody's going to force you to leave your health care plan. if you like your doctor, you keep seeing your doctor. i don't want government bureaucrats meddling in your health care. but the point is i don't want insurance company bureaucrats meddling in your health care either. if you like your private health insurance plan, you can keep it. if you're one of more than the 250 million americans who already have health insurance, you will keep your health insurance. >> well, now, that promise is proving impossible to keep and we're hearing from people who buy their insurance on the individual market like self-employed realtor debra who recently got a notice from her insurer saying her policy will no longer be offered because of the new requirements in the law. >> all i want is what i currently have. i want to keep my doctors, and i would like to have lower premiums. >> the health care law require
moment dozens of senate republicans are expected to vote against a gay rights law that would ban discrimination against gay and lesbian employees in the workplace. that's 39 republicans who didn't get the memo. why? because they haven't learned anything. what about women's rights? republican senator lindsey graham is now launching a new fight against a woman's right to choose. calling for a 20-week abortion ban. >> i've been a pro-life member of congress since day one. i'm proud to lead this charge. >> todd akin was once proud to lead this charge. how'd that work out? again, they haven't learned anything. and this extreme ideology is particularly bad. look at virginia. the republican candidate for governor ken cuccinelli is as far right as they come. he thinks same-sex relationships are immoral, wants to ban abortions with no exception, and once said it's possible the president was born in kenya. and he's plunging in the polls. 12 points behind. so why is that? president obama was in virginia over the weekend with the answer. >> you've seen on extreme faction of the republican pa
. the supreme court rejecting oklahoma's appeal to reinstate its strict law banning medical abortions, specifically those performed with the drug ru486 known as the abortion pill. the court initially agreed to take up the appeal this spring but later asked oklahoma's court to clarify what the law covered. the court responded by saying the measure effectively bans all medical abortions. that apparently wasn't enough for justices and now oklahoma's supreme court decision avoiding the law will remain intact. pete williams joins us live. this is one of a number of abortion related cases and high court is expected to consider soon. >> right, but consider the importance of what the court did here. as a technical legal matter, what the supreme court did here today, no presidential value and expressed no view on the laws and said we're not going to hear this case after all. consider the fact in the spring when it looked like enthuse law in oklahoma was to restrict not to ban the use of ru486 and one other pill for medicinal purposes the supreme court was willing to look at that. oklahoma said
benefits of this law, and this outreach is coming as the administration keeps getting hit with headlines like this in "usa today." small firms race health deadline. in the "washington post" sticker shock leads to anger. add to all of this that the associated press now estimating that more than three million people have already received cancellation notices from their insurers. >> why did not you or somebody else say to him, mr. president, don't say no matter what, you're going to keep your health care plan? >> hindsight is 20/20. >> that's why you're there is to say it's not hindsight. >> re-election rival and former governor mitt romney and on "meet the press" this weekend where he accused the president of dishonesty and had this warning about the president's second term. >> i think the key thing that the president is trying to get away from and that is that he told people they could keep their insurance and that was not the truth. and whether you like the model of obama care or not, the fact that the president sold it on a basis that was not true has undermined the found
, the law is working well. >> with a free market-based system that gets all of our citizens in the system. not with a government takeover. >> it doesn't mean a government takeover. connect the progressive vision of health care for all with some ideas about markets and competition that had long been championed by conservatives. ♪ ♪ i'm stepping up >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. big baseball game tonight in boston. but something really changed happened just within the last hour. the clean-up hitter sdepd to the plate and knocked it out of the park. president obama proved that he can hit the curveball. because that's all the mainstream media has been throwing at the american people as of late. one curveball after another. so the president, at the top of his game, like the world series, steps out and lays it right on the line and sets the record straight. we start with breaking news tonight. president obama just wrapped up a big speech in boston, massachusetts, speaking in the big city. the beantown. you know, it's the same place governor mitt romney sign
. haves the whole reason we civil rights laws. i suppose we could go back to the days when employers could say i am not going to hire any jewish people or restaurants could say we are not owing to serve blacks in here. that's what our modern several rights laws are based on and i don't think it is asking too includedpeople to be on that based on their sexual orientation. host: we will go to john from polaski, virginia, on our line for independents. caller: good morning and thank you for having me on. i think it is a terrible thing that there is such a discrimination in the world today. i think everybody should sit back and relax and look at the fact that we are all part of the same race, the human race, and we all have to work together. otherwise, we are pretty much doomed. a little bit more from that "wall street journal" story, talking about the politics of this and how it might split some in the republican party. that's today's "wall street journal." we will look at more of that and the editorials on both sides of this issue. first, let's point out a column that was posted last night on
necessarily knowing that there are security laws, privacy laws place to protect people. >> reporter: there's no telling how many consumers may have received information. a hole has been highlighted that has lawmakers worried about high-tech hackers. >> you have criminals trying to get information that is now available on these websites. >> reporter: until the site is secu secure, rogers think it should be taken down. >> i felt and i said this directly to the president's chief of staff, they ought to take down the website until it was right. >> reporter: tom's now pleading with his congressional delegation to help lock down the compromised data. but he says his problem isn't with d.c. >> i've got no political ax to grind. i just want my information off of this website. >> reporter: this afternoon, republican south carolina senator lindsey graham's office says they are working to help tom. over the weekend, we learned that for now, healthcare.gov is not a 24-hour-a-day website and that applications will be unavailable every day from 1:00 a.m. till 5:00 a.m. eastern and maybe longer. >> peter
captured the attacker. martha: during their darndest to defend the law as new questions emerge on whether top administration officials lied about the rollout. we will talk about that. >> before obamacare we were having-- >> will those people be able to keep their coverage? i got this. [thinking] is it that time? the son picks up the check? [thinking] i'm still working. he's retired. i hope he's saving. i hope he saved enough. who matters most to you says the most about you. at massmutual we're owned by our policyowners, and they matter most to us. whether you're just starting your 401(k) or you are ready for retirement, we'll help you get there. martha: two planes collided in midair, and amazingly everybody survived. both of these planes were loaded with skydivers when they crashed early saturday morning. the passengers were preparing to jump at the time and were able to parachute to safety. one plane landed safely, the crashed to the ground. >> very, very lucky. anytime two planes collided in the air, it is a potential disaster for everybody involved. so we were all very, very lucky. mar
to govern. >> we have to implement this law and the computer deal will get fixed up. don't worry about that. everybody's forgotten when president george w. bush, a republican, put that medicare part d drug program in, it was more unpopular than the health care law and they had terrible problems with the computers. our side is not so ideological. instead of bashing and scream being how incompetent they were, we tried to help people understand the law and make it work. >> clinton begins another marathon day today at 10:15 in norfolk. democrats sweep the state in virginia and republicans get clobbered and it sends a real message to the state of the republican party and if republicans write that off, they do so at their own peril. democrats tried the same ignoring the signs that became the 2010 republican wave starting this virginia in 2009. so far president obama is yet to do a campaign event that was supposed to happen in the shut down, but shut down got in the way. could happen this weekend. hillary clinton will be raising money this week in california. kentucky senator rand paul will speak
law while campaigning for terry mcauliffe in virginia. we'll ask the republican in that race ken kucuccinelli what he makes of all of this. first to that number and the guy who came up with it. he's a research scholar at duke university. he's also with the american enterprise institute. what seems to be raising eyebrows with this study, your study, chris, is that it dwarfs anything we've been told about people who might be self-employed and seeking insurance. this cuts to the core of those covered right now by their companies, that that could be short lived. explain. >> well, keep in mind 18 million to 50 million will actually literally lose their plans. that is they will not have their plan and have to start from scratch on the exchange. but 129 million represents the people who have even if they enjoyed their coverage in the past will have different coverage with the bells and whistles that will cost them more money in premipremiums. >> if you were covered at a premiere company, you were among those thought not to be affected by this. you say not so. why? >> well, because about
into custody. he's reported to be in critical condition in the hospital. law enforcement sources tell the l.a. times that authorities found a note next to the shooter in which he expressed, quote, his disappointment with the government. nbc news reporting that the shooter sent a suicidal text to his family before entering the airport where he apparently started shooting. again, though, the shooter is alive in critical condition and in custody. l.a.x. is a mess in terms of flight cancellations and delays and thousands of passengers getting stranded. this is a story we'll be following through the night as we learn more. please keep watching this space for news. >>> here's the background, when george w. bush picked harriet mier meyers, he was showing trademark loyalty. he was also particularly happy to have found a woman he trusted for that job since the seat she was going to be filling on the court would be the one vacated by the retiring justice sandra day o'connor. now the harriet miers nomination didn't work out. outside conservative groups had weighed in against the bush administration an
's health care law that's going through a major stress test. and right now, the white house is reaching out for support in the face of continuous oh criticism of the law and its rollout. later this evening, the president will speak about the benefits of health care reform at an organizing for action event. and later this week, he'll travel to texas to thank volunteers helping people enroll in the new health care exchanges. the president is keeping up a furious public information push, as dueling headlines leave many consumers still confused over the law and its impact. in the "washington post" for consumers whose health premiums go up, sticker shock leads to anger. in the "new york times" millions eligible for free policies. and i'm sure you can imagine that last story was not the one singled out by losing presidential candidate mitt romney on "meet the press." >> i think the key thing that the president is trying to get away from, and that is that he told people they could keep their insurance and that was not the truth. and whether you like the model of obama care or not, the fact that th
ill. siding with the nra and undermining law enforcement. no wonder the washington post calls cuccinelli polarizing, provocative and partisan. cuccinelli. too extreme for virginia independence usa pac sponsored this ad. >>> back on wusa9 with a travel alert. you can expect calmia road to be closed tomorrow near rock creek in northwest d.c. crews will be doing more construction work to replace a damaged culvert. >>> another heads up, this involving the cno canal in d.c. the national park service is temporarily closing the small bridge that leads to fletcher's boathouse by the canal. an inspection turned up corrosion on several steel beams. the bridge will be closed three weeks while temporary repairs are made. >>> two big losses in the entertainment world over the weekend, marsha wallace's career, best remembered for her voice of bart simpson's teacher, 70 years old. she passed away. lou reed lost his battle with liver problems yesterday, 71 years old, had a transplant in april. rolling stone called his debut as a part of the velvet underground one of the most influential album
. murphy criticizes comstock for helping to kill the law limiting gun purchases in virginia for one a month. comstock said the law was watered down. >> there had been so many compels already long before i was in the legislature -- exemptions already long before i was in the legislature. >> reporter: comstock said virginia developed a strong background system, but murphy wants to expand all sales at gun shows. >> you have to have a check if you buy from a federally licensed gun dealer but not everybody is. i lost my brother to gun violence. he was murdered when two gunmen came in with an illegal gun and murdered him. >> reporter: election day is tuesday, peggy fox, wusa9. >>> still ahead tonight get ready for cold and flu season. we are debunking some of the myths coming up. i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad for me, family is everything- as attorney general, i'll put politics aside and put families first. mark herring: endorsed by the washington post he'll crack down on sexual predators, go after scam artists who prey on seniors and military families
if they liked it. but when pressed on whether the president was ultimately responsible for the law's failures, she got visibly agitated, tersely saying, quote, whatever. yes. he is the president. fox news chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel on capitol hill tonight with our report. >> reporter: lou, kathleen sebelius defended the rollout of the president's health care law but said ultimately she is accountable. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed launch of healthcare.gov. so let me say directly to these americans, you deserve better. i apologize. >> reporter: chairman fred upton accused sebelius and others of false advertising prior to the healthcare.gov launch. >> over the months leading up to october 1 launch, the secretary and her colleagues at hhs repeatedly looked us in the eye and testified that everything was on track. >> reporter: after a lot of finge pointing in recent weeks, republican marsha blackburn from tennessee pressed on who was to blame and asked if it was any of the top medicare officials. >> michelle snyder is the one responsible for this de
appeals court reinstating most of a tough new abortion law in texas requiring doctors at clinic that is perform the procedure to have hospital admitting privileges. 12 of the 32 texas clinics do not comply with that. therefore they could be closed as early as today. the ruling comes just three days after a federal judge ruled the law unconstitutional. >> a bombshell new report revealing that some homeland security employees are fudging on their time sheets, claiming overtime while they sat at their desks and, you know, surfed the net. correspondent molly henneberg live in washington. molly, how long has this been going on? >> reporter: for years, gregg. federal investigators call it long-standing abuse of overtime payments this is happening specifically at department of homeland security. they have not got reports of paycheck padding at other agencies at this point, according to "the washington post." the controversy over something called administratively uncontrollable overtime or auo. it is meant to provide overtime pay for border patrol agents or others in the department who
of the one where you ring the doorbell and run. >> this law failed by seven votes. when seven republicans who had co-sponsored the bill, had co-sponsored the idea, suddenly walked away from their own proposal after i endorsed it. so, they make a proposal, they sign on to the bill, i say, great, good idea. i turn around, they're gone! what happened? >> what did happen to the republicans who supported that idea before they voted against it? what happened, for instance, to senator john mccain of arizona? an early and at times impassioned supporter of immigration reform on moral principles on pain of rebuke from his own party, john mccain kept pushing comprehensive, compassionate immigration reform, because he said he believed deeply that it was the right thing to do, until somebody changed the channel, and all of a sudden, it wasn't the right thing to do anymore. >> at this point, if your original proposal came to a vote in the senate floor, would you vote for it? >> it won't. it won't. that's why we went through the debate of -- >> would you? >> no, i would not. >> that was john mccain saying n
. as soon as the law was passed, he saw the vision. they got to work on the infrastructure for the exchange. they're up and running and it's working. he's cut through all the negative misinformation, and all of the lies that have been out there about obama care, and clearly explained to us today why this law is good, it's working, and it's great for the country as a whole. >> congratulations. >> thank you very much. thanks for coming to kentucky. >> it's good to be here. why is it so smooth in kentucky? >> well, our folks are the real heroes here, ed. the people that work in this building, that work all over the state, educating kentuckyions about what the affordable care act is all about. our folks got in early and worked with the vendors on the website, and as you know, we had very few problems with it. and it's cranking out people that are joining up every day at the rate of about a thousand a day. we're now over 32,000 people who have signed up for affordable health care. >> you got on the ground floor. i mean, you wanted to do this, correct? >> i wanted to do this, but it was a two-par
not be prepared or ready to be the guy with the gun? >> very real possibility. law enforcement is specifically trained to respond in a quick manner and we saw that today. they were able to neutralize that threat in a quick moment. >> what about the fact airport security is set up the way it is? this guy walked in with a gun in a bag, gets to the security check point, pulls it out and opens fire? is there some need to change how air forces set up altogether? >> we have to look to that in the totality. maybe look to overseas like our partners in israel. what are they doing over there? we can always learn. >> i remember right after 9/11 there were armed soldiers carrying automatic weapons at every gate in a lot of airports. is there some need to go back to that sort of thing or would that be an overreaction? >> i think that was based on the 9/11 terrorist threat, but i think we have to balance our civil liberties and try to identify these individuals who are on a pathway of targeting violence and intervene prior to the act being taken. >> i'm glad you brought that up, a 23-year-old suspect descri
for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill. siding with the nra and undermining law enforcement. no wonder the washington post calls cuccinelli polarizing, provocative and partisan. cuccinelli. too extreme for virginia independence usa pac sponsored this ad. >>> back now with something we haven't seen in a long time. gas prices under $3 a gallon. this station is in moline, illinois. the gas is $3.28. but $2.94. >> a big vote in northeast d.c. investigative reporter is live at the hall where cab byes are getting organized. it's a face down with the city. russ. >> if you had a problem getting a cab, sometime between 4 and 6, a few minutes ago, this is why you have to take a look at this. bumper to bumper, overflowing in the parking lot. they were actually moved out on to streets where they were double parked on d.c. streets, brought here by mounting frustration and costs associated with the district's required modernization of d.c. cabs, like new dome lights, credit card readers and paint jobs. and over flow crowd inside of about a thousand shouted and cheered at this new formation of thi
countries who have gotten the label law in place. >>> tracking weather with an hour by hour forecast, wusa9's first alert weather. >> hi. >> she's back. >> hey. i missed you guys, too. it turns out that i won't probably be doing boot camp again. i'm thinking that was so last year. >> really? >> yeah. i'm thinking that probably wasn't the best idea. so, once we get all the crutches, we're going to do some smooth things, you know, pilates. not that hot yoga stuff you do. that's intense. oh no. >> welcome back. >> thank you. it's great to be back. >> i had a full head of hair before i sat behind you. >> all right, 49 today was the high. the coleseed coldest day so far. our average high is 62. let's start with a live look outside. it's our live michael and son weather cam. temperature 45. dew points pretty low. dew points 20. relative humidity 37%. it's pretty dry air mass. winds out of the east at 6 and going to continue out of the east for some component of the east for the next few days. in fact, we're looking at the chance for some clouds tonight. high and mid level clouds tonight
to improve it every day. every day. >> the president also defended his health care law. he believes critics are not telling the whole story. cbs news political director john dickerson is in washington. john, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> how does the president get on top of this? >> i think he gets on top of it by having a website that actually works. most obviously that's because he didn't want the biggest public manifestation of his signature law. he wants that not to be kind of a flowing mess, but also he wants it to actually work so that there can be this flood that they hope is good stories of people signing up. that's good for policy reasons because it means the law will be working but also from a crass public relation standpoint it means they can point to people and say, look, the promises we make about law, it's true. they're happy. he needs those stories to come in. >> okay. but not all the problems are turning out to be true and he's had to modify some of them. so does that put his credibility at risk? >> right. the promises were always at issue with this law for the
've got to implement this health care law. the computer deal will get fixed up, don't worry about that. everybody has forgotten, by the way, that when president george w. bush, a republican, put that medicare part d drug program in, it was more unpopular than the health care law and they had terrible problems with the computers. >> congresswoman, it was eight years ago that the federal government rolled out medicare part d, a prescription drug benefit, and it was the first time that medicare was launching into this exclusive private health insurance plan. only 21% of americans at that time had a favorable understanding of what medicare part d was and now people would think they couldn't live without it. without proper enhancements as we live and learn. so do you think as we stand right now with the fact that the president was re-elected on obama care and it passed both houses and also vetted through the supreme court, do you believe that all americans deserve access to affordable health care? >> absolutely every american should have access to affordable health care. every american shou
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committee only six people signed up for the healthcare law on its first day. that's right. six people. recent "saturday night live" skit mocking health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius was spot on. >> millions of americans are visiting healthcare.gov, which is great news. unfortunately the site was only designed to handle six users at a time. [ laughter ] >> in total, 248 people enrolled in obama care nationwide by the end of day two according to an internal obama administration memo obtained by that oversight committee. adding to the list of white house whos is the fact that the vast majority of those signing up on state exchanges are signing up for medicaid while a much smaller number are signing up for private insurance, the administration says it will release official enrollment numbers in mid november, but, if the numbers are as bad as these reports suggest, what will the president do? joining me now to react from washington, d.c., democrat strategist julian epstein. julian, six? you couldn't make this up. if i had said six, they would call me crazy, racist, who kno
was ultimately responsible for the law's failures, she got visibly agitated, tersely saying, quote, whatever. yes. he is the president. fox news chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel on capitol hill tonight with our report. >> reporter: lou, kathleen sebelius defended the rollout of the president's health care law but said ultimately she is accountable. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed launch of healthcare.gov. so let me say directly to these americans, you deserve better. i apologize. >> reporter: chairman fred upton accused sebelius and others of false advertising prior to the healthcare.gov launch. >> over the months leading up to october 1 launch, the secretary and her colleagues at hhs repeatedly looked us in the eye and testified that everything was on track. >> reporter: after a lot of finger pointing in recent weeks, republican marsha blackburn from tennessee pressed on who was to blame and asked if it was any of the top medicare officials. >> michelle snyder is the one responsible for this debacle. >> well, excuse me, congresswoman, michelle snyder is no
to fix the rollout of his signature health care law. >> we are just going to keep on working at it. we're going to grind it out. >> one year ago this week, president obama beat former massachusetts governor mitt romney in the 2012 election. now the president invokes the name of his defeated gop rival to defend health care reform. in just a moment, governor romney joins me for an exclusive interview. and president obama's approval rating is at an all-time low. obamacare is at a rough start. more u.s. spy revelations have rocked even our closest allies. and did the president consider replacing vice president joe biden with then-secretary of state hillary clinton? that's according to a bombshell in a new book "double down, game changing 2012." bob woodward, katty kay, david axelrod, bill kristol. i'm david gregory in washington. >>> and good sunday morning. the killing of a tsa agent at los angeles international airport is raising questions about the motives of the 23-year-old suspect, and also airport security. do tsa agents need to be armed? our justice correspondent pete williams will
of a new texas law placing restrictions on abortions as unconstitutional. the ruling allows a number of effecting abortion clinics in that state to stay open. >>> penn state says it will pay nearly $60 million to men who claim they were sexually abused by jerry sandusky. >>> and inmates that escaped through a shower room have been caught. back to "hardball." >>> we've got to implement this health care law. the computer deal will get fiked up. don't worry about that. everybody's forgotten, by the way, that when george w. bush a republican put that medicare part "d" drug program in, it was more unpopular than the health care law and they had terrible problems with the computers. our side, we're not so ideological. so instead of screaming about how incompetent they were, we tried to help people understand the law and make it work. >> welcome back to "hardball." isn't he great? that was former president bill clinton stumping for terry mcauliffe. coming up next, we're going to talk about what really happened in benghazi. first let's look at how the health care exchanges are working. as fo
security people. >> law enforcement source tells cnn before the repositioning, airport police officers complained to the union about being board with the assignment of being stationed behind the tsa checkpoint. do you think that could have prompted a switch? >> i don't know why they were board. i issue is, i think over time, i think that whole issue of airport security has evolved. i think initially when it was set up, they thought the primary point of danger was at the checkpoint when people were going to be searched. when they are going through the system at the particular point and you needed law enforcement there to protect the tsa officers and to take people into custody if they should show up at the screening with weapons or items that they shouldn't have. again, it was always where they were positioned after they went through the screening point. the key is, they wanted to move up front because you can see and determine a great deal of what may be occurring or what is about to occur, if you have eyes upon the arrival of people showing up at the airport, watching people leaving.
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